Holy Moly Mexican Salad

Holy Moly Mexican salad Original post by: Sara Eckhardt

I named it “Holy Moly” for a reason!  This salad is loaded, incredibly filling and satisfying!

Note:  You will most likely have leftover rice and peppers, but that just means you’re all set for tomorrow’s meal!  Score! Continue Reading

Cauliflower Alfredo


Original post by: Brianna Cameron

If I told you that you could make creamy alfredo sauce that is low in calories and high in fiber and vitamin C, would you believe me? The secret is cauliflower puree, and it’s pretty amazing stuff. Continue Reading

Tempeh Bolognese

Original post by: Brianna Cameron

tempeh bologneseWant to try something new this Meatless Monday? Tempeh is a traditional Indonesian food made from fermented soybeans, and you can find it in the refrigerated section of almost any grocery store. Because of its fermentation, tempeh is easily digestible and helps support the growth of healthy bacteria. Continue Reading

Meatless Monday Variety on Campus

Hey there Syracuse, you mentioned that you wanted some ideas to spice up your meatless meals. To help you out, we went over to Ernie Davis Dining Center and came up with a few ways to add variety to the great food already available to you! Leave us a comment with your favorite meatless meal idea or a tip on how you add variety to your meals!

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Vegan Pina Colada Ice Cream

I would like to say it is unseasonably warm in Syracuse right now, but I don’t really know since I was not living here at this time last year; but that is beside the point.  The point is, this weather is warm and fantastic and when the weather is warm and fantastic, I crave ice cream.  Wait a minute….you are probably thinking to yourself, this is a Healthy Monday blog, aren’t they supposed to talk about “healthy” things?  Of course we do, and I am here to tell you that you can eat ice cream AND be healthy! Continue Reading

Spicy Black Bean Dip

Bean Dip beans onions in panOriginal post by: Matt MacDougall

This spicy black bean dip is adapted from one of my vegetarian cookbooks and has become an absolute favorite.  Taking only about 20 minutes to make, it’s both easy and delicious! Once again I’ve doubled the recipe, so the pictures show twice the amount of ingredients as the recipe originally called for. I don’t get to cook for fun too often, so when I do I like to make enough for ample leftovers and some office sharing.   Continue Reading

Adventures in the Kitchen: Kale Pesto

Kale pesto in blenderOriginal post by: Matt MacDougall

What’s better than procrastinating on something that you really (and I mean really) don’t want to do? Obviously being mature, toughing it out, and just getting it done. So, as I was procrastinating the other night I decided to try out a new recipe one of my friends sent me from 101 Cookbooks. I had acquired about 10 cups of fresh kale earlier in the week through an undisclosed source and needed to use it before it went bad. This “Winter Pasta Recipe” was perfect. Continue Reading

Creamy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Cauliflower Macaroni and CheeseI’m always thinking of new ways to incorporate vegetables in my meals and give classic recipes a healthier spin.  I love pureed cauliflower and I love mac and cheese, so I decided to creatively blend the two together to make this dish!  The cauliflower gives the mac and cheese a rich, creamy texture and carrots give it a bright pop of color. Continue Reading